Winter Running Tips

4 things you must know about winter running  

When winter comes, many people start to "hibernate" and are reluctant to run. Especially in the north, people froze the moment they went out, let alone running for a long time outdoors, and also there are still many people who have various concerns and questions about winter running. Empirelion popularizes some related knowledge for Running friends who like to run. Hope everyone can go out and running in winter.


1. When is the best time for winter running?

Whether in the morning, at noon or in the evening, as long as you can stick to the time is the best time. Running in the morning can eliminate the habit of sleeping late and earn more time for yourself; running at noon can avoid sleepiness in the afternoon, which is better than a lunch break; running at night, and then taking a bath to sleep, sleeps particularly soundly. No matter what, as long as you can't persist, it is zero.

2. What to wear for winter running,

First of all, to protect the head and ears from the cold wind, a hat is a must. Gloves should also be worn, because the hands are the easiest to get cold. When the temperature is very low, it is recommended to wear long clothes and trousers. You can also wear warmth equipment such as knee pads and elbow pads as appropriate. If you are running at night, pay attention to wearing reflective clothing or accessories so that others can see you and ensure safety when running.

3. What to eat for running in winter,

Running in winter consumes more energy, you should consume more protein to help muscle repair and growth. Exercising and sweating can also cause the loss of water-soluble vitamins and minerals. Therefore, you should also eat dark green leafy vegetables, soy products, milk and dairy products, etc. to supplement various B vitamins and minerals such as calcium and magnesium. Replenish water and sugar in time when running, preferably every 20 to 30 minutes.

  1. What are the precautions for running in winter? People with extremely poor physical fitness should not run vigorously in winter. The change of physical fitness is not a matter of one or two days, the intensity should be gradually increased.

As for person with cardiothoracic or other diseases, please follow your doctor's advice. The most important thing to pay attention to when running in winter is to prevent colds and frostbite.

In addition to wearing according to the above recommendations, you can also apply petroleum jelly to the exposed areas. Wear a windproof jacket immediately after running.

Finally, Hope everybody can grasp the winter season and running hard. When the spring blossoms, be able to confidently show.